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Andrew Raycroft
Andrew Raycroft
Number: 1
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 180
Catches: Left
Born: May 4, 1980
Birthplace: Belleville, ON, Canada
Acquired: Signed as a free agent, July 1, 2008
Drafted: BOS / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 5th (135th overall)
2007-08 SEASON
Appeared in 19 games (16 starts) for the Toronto Maple Leafs, compiling a 2-9-5 record…Registered his first win of the season by stopping 30-of-31 shots on Oct. 11 vs. NY Islanders…Made 30 saves in a 3-0 shutout victory on Nov. 9 at Buffalo…Blocked a season-high 38 shots in a shootout loss to Buffalo on April 1.

Set a career high and tied a Maple Leafs franchise record with 37 wins in his first season in Toronto…Earned his 37th victory on April 3 vs. Philadelphia, equaling the club mark set by Ed Belfour in 2002-03…Posted a 37-25-9 record overall with a 2.99 goals-against average in 72 appearances…Ranked eighth in the NHL in wins and fourth in road victories (18)…Raycroft’s 72 games were a career high and the second most ever by a Maple Leafs goaltender in a single season (Felix Potvin, 74, 1996-97)…Only Martin Brodeur (78), Roberto Luongo (76) and Miikka Kiprusoff (74) appeared in more games in 2006-07…Recorded his 50th career victory in a 29-save shutout on Nov. 4 at Buffalo…Named NHL’s Second Star of the Week for the period ending Nov. 5…Won a season-high six consecutive games from Oct. 30-Nov. 20…Started 26 straight contests from Dec. 30-March 2, posting a 14-8-4 record…Set a new career-high with his 30th win of the season via a 24-save shutout on March 6 vs. Washington. 2005-06: Posted an 8-19-2 record in 30 games with the Boston Bruins…Picked up the win in his 100th NHL appearance on Jan. 5 vs. Ottawa…Missed 10 games due to injury…Appeared in one game for Providence (AHL) during a conditioning assignment. 2004-05: Appeared in 11 regular-season games and three playoff contests with Tappara of the Finnish Elite League. 2003-04: Won the Calder Memorial Trophy as the league’s rookie of the year with the Boston Bruins…Was 29-18-9 in 57 games that season, finishing sixth in the NHL in goals-against average (2.05) and fifth in save percentage (.926)…Named to the NHL All-Rookie Team…Played in the YoungStars Game during All-Star Weekend…Became the first rookie goaltender to win 20 games for the Bruins since Marco Baron (22) in 1981-82…His 29 victories were the second-most by a Bruins rookie in franchise history…Recorded his first NHL point with an assist on Dec. 10 at Florida…Named NHL Rookie of the Month for January (8-2-0, 1.30 GAA)…Named NHL Defensive Player of the Week for Jan. 26-Feb. 1 after winning all three of his starts while allowing just two goals total. PLAYOFFS: Appeared in seven playoff games for Boston, totaling a 3-4 record with a 2.15 GAA. 2002-03: Appeared in five games for Boston, going 2-3-0 with a 2.40 GAA…Spent the majority of the season with Providence, posting a 23-10-3 mark in 39 appearances…Also saw action in four playoff games with the AHL Bruins. 2001-02: Made one appearance for the Bruins, a 3-3 tie on Feb. 26 at NY Islanders…Appeared in 56 regular-season games and two playoff contests with Providence. 2000-01: Split his first professional season between Boston and Providence…Appeared in 15 NHL contests, posting a 4-6-0 mark with a 2.96 GAA…Made his NHL debut in a relief effort on Oct. 7 at Philadelphia…Won his first NHL start on Oct. 9 vs. Florida. 1999-00: Won the Red Tilson Trophy as the Ontario Hockey League’s Most Outstanding Player with Kingston…Was the first goaltender in 50 years to earn the trophy…Named Canadian Major Junior Goaltender of the Year and was also named to the OHL First All-Star Team and Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team…Posted a 33-20-5 record with a .918 save percentage in 61 appearances.

Andrew and his wife, Erin, reside in Belleville, Ontario.

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